Liverpool battling to land Barcelona starlet Tello | Transfers | Tribal Football

Liverpool face a battle to convince Barcelona to part with Cristian Tello.Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to snap up Tello, with the club’s Spanish coaching staff backing the move.

Liverpool face a battle to convince Barcelona to part with Cristian Tello.

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to snap up Tello, with the club’s Spanish coaching staff backing the move.

However, Mediaset says Barca are reluctant to lose the youngster.

The dilemma for Barca is that Tello is now inside the final 12 months of his current deal.

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Bayer Leverkusen management adamant Chelsea target Schurrle won't leave | Transfers | Tribal Football

Bayer Leverkusen insist Andre Schurrle is not moving to Chelsea.Bayer have already rejected one €25 million offer from the Blues for Schurrle.

Bayer Leverkusen insist Andre Schurrle is not moving to Chelsea.

Bayer have already rejected one €25 million offer from the Blues for Schurrle.

Discussing the striker and teammate Lars Bender, Bayer football chief Rudi Voeller said: “Bender and Schürrle are cornerstones of our future. We will not sell.”

Club CEO Wolfgang Holzhäuser added: “The two will play at Bayer 04 Leverkusen and nowhere else.”

Agent of Man Utd, Chelsea target Lewandowski upsetting Borussia Dortmund coach Klopp | Transfers | Tribal Football

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has hit out at the advisers of Robert Lewandowski.

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has hit out at the advisers of Robert Lewandowski.

A long-term target for Manchester United, Lewandowski has been linked with Tottenham and Chelsea this week.

Klopp barked: “With Robert, I have absolutely no problems. His advisers, however, are another matter. I don’t want them near my players.”

The trouble for Dortmund is that despite his best efforts, football chief Michael Zorc has failed to convince the Poland striker to open new contract talks. His current deal runs to 2014.

Celta Vigo go for Arsenal striker Bendtner | Transfers | Tribal Football

Ambitious Celta Vigo are making a move for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner.

Ambitious Celta Vigo are making a move for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner.

Marca says Celta have placed Bendtner at the top of the shopping list and registered their interest with Arsenal.

The Spanish Liga outfit are now attempting to put together a €7 million offer for Arsenal to consider.

Feyenoord coach Koeman sets Villa deadline for Vlaar | Transfers | Tribal Football

Feyenoord coach Ronald Koeman has given Aston Villa one week to sign Ron Vlaar.

Feyenoord coach Ronald Koeman has given Aston Villa one week to sign Ron Vlaar.

Villa boss Paul Lambert has been told he must shift players on before bringing in Vlaar, who has held talks with the Premier League outfit and visited their training facilities.

Koeman is prepared to see Vlaar sold, but won’t allow the transfer to drag on and wants any business done by the end of next week.

Verona signing Bacinovic: Chelsea, Man Utd once wanted me | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Hellas Verona signing Armin Bacinovic admits he came close to joining the Premier League’s biggest clubs barely 18 months ago.

Hellas Verona signing Armin Bacinovic admits he came close to joining the Premier League’s biggest clubs barely 18 months ago.

The former Palermo star has dropped into Serie B with Verona to reignite his career.

He told TuttoB.com: “I wanted to leave Palermo in January, but I got injured and I had to stay. Now I am happy about this new adventure, I will be able to play continuously.

“It’s true, not so long ago I was near Chelsea and Manchester United, but it’s past history, I do not think about it anymore.”